Gamer's Tavern

We spent the weekend at Gen Con, the largest gaming convention in the world! Here's what we saw, did, played, and more!

Please note there's no intro or outro on this episode as Darryl has come down with the most delayed case of con crud ever and can barely see straight.

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Accursed - The dark fantasy setting for Savage Worlds where you play the monsters fighting the witches who cursed you

Our Guests

Michael Surbrook

HERO Games

Kazai 5

Larger Than Life: Adventures in American Folklore

 Mr. Johnson and Vox

The Arcology Podcast

Arcology Podcast’s Twitter

Arcology Podcast’s Facebook

 

By the way, let’s get this out of the way now since it’s going to come up repeatedly: Our first Shadowrun episode.

GEN CON 2014

What We Played

Shadowrun (Vox, Mr. Johnson)

Earthdawn 4th Edition (Mr. Johnson)

Tales of the Floating Vagabond (Michael)

Terracide (Michael)

Shadows Angelus (Michael, Ross)

Red Dragon Inn (Michael)

Hackmaster (Darryl)

The Great Dalmuti (Darryl)

Accursed (Ross)

Gravstrike (Ross)

 

The Convention

 

Drizzt

Outbreak: Deep Space

Shane Hensley

ENnies

Robotech RPG Tactics

Gamer's Tavern Episode 30: Convention Survival Guide

First Exposure

Direct download: GamersTavernGenCon14.mp3
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Batman is dead. The Caped Crusader has perished in an explosion caused by The Joker. With a void in Gotham City, new heroes must rise up to keep the city safe as it tears itself apart from violence and crime renewed in a world without the Dark Knight.

This series of Game Table is played using DC Adventures powered by Mutants & Masterminds 3rd Edition.

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One Degree of Separation – Nick Jarowski interviews the world, one degree of separation at a time.

The Players

The GM for this season of Game Table is Kat9

Ross Watson plays The Knave

Brandon Gensemer plays Dragoon

Goodtwin plays The Fireman

Summer plays Jeramiah

All characters not explicitely created for this recording are owned by and or trademarked by DC Comics. Audio clips are from Batman: The Animated Series, owned by DC Entertainment and Warner Bros Animation. Game presentation is owned by Green Ronin Pubblishing. The Gamer’s Tavern Podcast Network has no relationship with DC Comics, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros Animation, or Green Ronin Publishing, and those companies neither endorse nor are affiliated with the Gamer’s Tavern Podcast Network in any official capacity whatsoever.
Direct download: GameTableS2E01P2.mp3
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Gaming luminaries Chris Pramas and Sean Patrick Fannon join us to talk about those shared experiences all gamers have. From the first time you played, your first set of dice, your first time behind the DM screen, and the first time you lose a character. Remember running into That Guy? Or that first time you realized you were speaking a foreign language? We're talking about all those old memories and those milestones that new gamers have to look forward to.

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Accursed: The Dark Fantasy campaign setting for Savage Worlds where you play the monsters.

 

Our Guests

Chris Pramas

Follow Chris on Twitter

Green Ronin

Dragon Age

Love 2 Hate (Funded, but the Kickstarter has ended)

A Song of Ice and Fire

Dragon Age Tabletop Episode

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-61i3R5y9Y

Sean Patrick Fannon

Evil Beagle Games

Shaintar

Savage Worlds

Sean’s Pick of the Day

What We’ve been Playing Lately

Dungeons & Dragons (Darryl, Ross, Sean, Chris)

The Emerald Spire Superdungeon (Darryl)

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game (Darryl)

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (Chris)

Pathfinder (Chris)

Savage Worlds (Sean)

Shaintar (Sean)

Birthright (Ross, Sean)

Sentinels of the Multiverse (Ross, Sean)

Gaming Rites of Passage

"The Price of Failure" by Ross Watson

Shadows Angelus campaign blog

Dragon Magazine

Gygax Magazine

Shadis Magazine

 

Direct download: GamersTavernEp039.mp3
Category:Gamer's Tavern -- posted at: 12:50am EDT

Batman is dead. The Caped Crusader has perished in an explosion caused by The Joker. With a void in Gotham City, new heroes must rise up to keep the city safe as it tears itself apart from violence and crime renewed in a world without the Dark Knight.

This series of Game Table is played using DC Adventures powered by Mutants & Masterminds 3rd Edition.

Our Sponsors

Drive Thru RPG - Your online source for games.

One Degree of Separation - Nick Jarowski interviews the world, one degree of separation at a time.

The Players

The GM for this season of Game Table is Kat9

Ross Watson plays The Knave

Brandon Gensemer plays Dragoon

Goodtwin plays The Fireman

Summer plays Jeramiah

All characters not explicitely created for this recording are owned by and or trademarked by DC Comics. Audio clips are from Batman: The Animated Series, owned by DC Entertainment and Warner Bros Animation. Game presentation is owned by Green Ronin Pubblishing. The Gamer’s Tavern Podcast Network has no relationship with DC Comics, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros Animation, or Green Ronin Publishing, and those companies neither endorse nor are affiliated with the Gamer’s Tavern Podcast Network in any official capacity whatsoever.

Direct download: GameTableS2E01P1.mp3
Category:Gamer's Tavern: Game Table -- posted at: 11:20pm EDT

Very important but very overlooked, art has been a part of gaming since the start of the hobby. But what goes into making the art for game books? How can art change a game without altering a word? And why does Rob Liefeld come up when we're talking about artists?

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Our Guests

Jeff Preston

Jeff's Website and Portfolio

Jeff on Twitter

Jake Burgess

Jake's Website and Portfolio

Jake on Twitter

What We've Been Playing Lately

Deathwatch (Jeff)

Dragon Age (Jeff)

Hero System (Jake)

Necessary Evil (Jake)

Camp Myth (Jake)

Basic Dungeons & Dragons (Darryl)

Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set (Darryl)

Champions Complete (Ross)

Dungeons & Dragons 4th Edition (Ross)

Mutants & Masterminds (Ross)

Gaming Art

White Wolf

Paranoia

Dave Deitrich BattleTech

Renegade Legion

Seattle Sourcebook

CthulhuTech

Clients from Hell

Tim’s Vermeer documentary

Poser Pro

Rift’s Black Market

Deviant Art for Accursed artist Alberto Bontempi

How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way

http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/80658/CthulhuTech-Core-Book?affiliate_id=36142

Direct download: GamersTavernEp038.mp3
Category:Gamer's Tavern -- posted at: 11:24pm EDT

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